Lysa Scully Retiring After High Flying Years At Port Authority

From Port Authority’s PA News, we learn that LGA General Manager Is Retiring After 33-Year Agency Career

Lysa Scully, General Manager of LaGuardia Airport
Lysa Scully, General Manager of LaGuardia Airport

After 33 high-flying years of Port Authority service, Lysa Scully, General Manager of LaGuardia Airport, will be retiring on September 6. Upon Ms. Scully’s retirement, Anthony Vero, current Deputy General Manager of John F. Kennedy International Airport, will serve as Interim General Manager of LGA. 

As Mr. Vero moves to LGA, Teresa Rizzuto will serve as Interim Deputy General Manager of JFK Airport; she is currently JFK’s Manager of Airport Operations. “After a remarkable 33-year public service career, Lysa is retiring with a legacy of incredibly strong and personable leadership.

Lysa’s employee-centric management style exemplified her genuine regard for the success and well-being of employees and colleagues alike,” said Aviation Director Huntley Lawrence. “Her contribution to the Port Authority will continue to benefit the traveling public, our airports, and the region that she proudly served. As Lysa prepares for the next chapter in her life, I would like to thank her personally and on behalf of all of her colleagues in Aviation.

Huntley Lawrence added; Ms. Scully has served as LGA’s General Manager since 2013, providing leadership over the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the airport during a time of unprecedented investment through the ongoing LGA Redevelopment Program. She previously served as LGA’s Deputy General Manager from 2010 to 2013, following more than 13 years in senior executive Aviation positions, leading concessions, parking and customer service initiatives for the Port Authority’s airports. 

She also demonstrated her leadership capability in a wide range of other business areas, including the Management & Budget and Comptroller’s department; Tunnels, Bridges & Terminals; and a two-year appointment as Corporate Secretary of the Port Authority. 

Metropolitan Airport News, adds to the sentiments of PA News thanking Ms. Scully for her dedicated leadership and service, and wishes her much happiness in retirement – and we wish Mr. Vero and Ms. Rizzuto all the best as they step into their new roles.


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